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Congressional App Challenge

I am excited to announce the 2019 Congressional App Challenge! The Congressional App Challenge is a competition aimed at encouraging middle and high school students to create their own apps. The Congressional App Challenge is intended to highlight the value of computer science and education by encouraging and recognizing our nation’s young coders.

This competition is open to all students in Texas’ 16th Congressional District who meet the eligibility requirements, regardless of coding experience. We strongly encourage students of all skill levels to participate and create an app. Registration is open now at, until the November 1, 2019 at 10 a.m. MT deadline.

An El Pasoan from the Texas 16th Congressional District will be chosen by a panel of judges and will be featured on The winning app will also be on display in the U.S. Capitol alongside winners from across the country. For more information, please visit the official Congressional App Challenge website at, email, or contact Jazmine Venegas at

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